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“Neat, Clean and Compfort room at great location”
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Portside Motel
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Port Campbell
Certificate of Excellence
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
37 hotel reviews
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“Neat, Clean and Compfort room at great location”
Reviewed 22 December 2015

My wife and I stayed at this lovely motel for 2 nights in Dec 2015. Owner Ms Josie was very friendly and helpful in advising us on where to eat and what to see. We found the room is nice, neat and spacious with essential kitchen equipment (my wife loves to cook). The motel location is ideal right at the town center (Port Campbell), and near (15-20 minutes drive) to "must see" Lord Ard Gorge, 12 Apostles, Gibson Steps towards the East and The Grotto and London Bridge towards the West. The short distances allow us to visit these excellent sightseeing places in the morning and evening to watch sunrise and sunset.

We will certainly recommend our friends to stay in this very popular motel.

Room Tip: There is only 10 rooms in this motel and we were given Unit 7 (corner) which seems to be more spacio...
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  • Stayed December 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

My family recently stayed at Portside Motel for a night. It is a great location with various eateries and a beach nearby. The room, although a little old, surprisingly well maintained and very clean. The family room was big enough to accommodate a family of 5. My kids definitely enjoyed their stay there.

  • Stayed December 2015, travelled with family
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Melbourne
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

stayed at the Portside Hotel en route to Portland. Room was comfortable and well presented with a small kitchenette. We arrived quite late in the evening so parking was a little tight. our only gripe would be that shower - water had a tendency to not stay contained within the shower cubicle and leak out onto the floor. Whilst not a major problem it was a little annoying when you get wet feet from it going to the bathroom in the middle of the night. On the whole a great stay and nice and close to the major attractions of Port Campbell National Park

  • Stayed April 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 December 2015

Arrived in the afternoon around 4.30, warmly welcomed by Josie and John (had a great convo about strawberries). For those that haven't been to Port Campbell this is a fairly small town on the Great Ocean Rd. However the room was spacious, clean and tidy. We had a little courtyard off ours and despite being close to the road was very pleasant. Road noise was minimal. Josie provided a couple of suggestions re dining (see the review on 12 Rocks). On departure the personal touch continued, walking over toward reception to checkout and Josie appears "I take the keys" she says "save you the walk, enjoy the rest of your travels."

  • Stayed December 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 December 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and found the accommodation clean and comfortable. Upon arrival we were greeted by Josie and made very welcome. The motel is conveniently situated walkable distance to the pub and many restaurants.

  • Stayed November 2015, travelled as a couple
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Property: Portside Motel
Address: 62 Great Ocean Road (Lord St), Port Campbell, Victoria 3269, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Port Campbell
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Port Campbell
Price range (per night): $134 - $222
Hotel Class:3 star — Portside Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Portside Motel offers 10 modern motel units and 1 two bedroom family apartment and is located only 250m from the centre of the Port Campbell township and only a short 8 min drive to the famous 12 Apostles. The well-appointed units have everything you need including comfortable queen size beds, TV, video/DVD player, A/C, private en-suite, and private verandas overlooking tranquil gardens. All units are ground floor with parking at the door. Laundry & wireless broadband internet available. ... more   less 
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